There is a reason that Lois Lowry's 1993 book won the prestigious Newbery Medal and inspired millions of readersâ€”as well as other dystopian YA best-sellers like The Hunger Games: It features children asking important questions and challenging draconian authority.
Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The suspension is temporary, and the airline will continue operating flights to Nigeria and Ghana, Kenya Airways said.
High up in the Heritage Foundation's headquarters, a conservative "who's who" gathered last week to screen a movie. Conservative media critic Brent Bozell III, who once called much of Hollywood's work "clearly out of bounds, offensive and dangerous," heaped praise on the production and its producer.
Malaysian police are still searching for a Pakistani national over the alleged theft of money from bank accounts belonging to four people aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to Malaysian investigators.